Ph.D. Program in Religion

For students seeking their Ph.D. in Religion, the Graduate Program in Religion—part of the Duke Graduate School—offers a Ph.D. program. Although this program is not housed with the Department of Religious Studies, it is a collaboration between the Department and Duke Divinity School. The program includes the following 10 fields of study, also called tracks, in which students can concentrate their studies:

  • American Religion
  • Asian Religions
  • Christian Theological Studies
  • Early Christianity
  • Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
  • History of Judaism
  • Islamic Studies
  • New Testament
  • Religion and Modernity
  • World Christianity

To learn more about the Ph.D. program, including its requirements and application process, visit the Graduate Program in Religion website.